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Director of Monitoring and Evaluation

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Tomorrow’s Youth is an innovative organization that provides holistic, multi-generational programs to transform the lives of Palestinians. As the first American non-profit organization based in Nablus, TYO developed its model in close collaboration with local communities and engages children, youth, and parents in productive, formative, and fulfilling activities. Our programming bridges divides of age, socio-economic status, religion, gender, and culture to form a more peaceful global community. We prioritize the acquisition of sustainable skills, such as creativity, peaceful communication, identity building, and problem solving, that will serve our participants throughout their lives. Through this integrated approach, TYO participants acquire tangible skills for life and work, while also becoming healthier, more self-confident, and hopeful about their potential to contribute to their community’s brighter future. We have a diverse and multicultural team that ensures that we are constantly learning from each other. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives.

Job Description

The Director of M&E will support the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of Monitoring and Evaluation systems for all project activities (in the sectors of Education, Employment and Entrepreneurship, Women Empowerment, Mental Health). S/he is responsible for creating and supporting the implementation of baseline assessments along with ensuring development and operationalization of high-quality ongoing M&E systems and reporting. S/he establishes best practices to ensure information collected is accurate, timely and disseminated appropriately in high quality reports. The Director of M&E will use findings to improve programming and achieve larger program impacts and outcomes. S/he will also be actively involved in promoting learning through documentation of lessons learned and developing approaches for community analysis and decision-making utilizing data.

What You'll Be Doing (Essential Duties)

  • Develop systems for capturing and documenting data and relevant information on project activities, beneficiaries, outputs, outcomes, and impact
  • Develop and support the implementation of baseline assessments
  • Design methodology and coordinate research activities for project operations and assessments
  • Provide leadership, training and mentoring to develop M&E Plans, M&E tools, survey design, methodology, and data analysis to assess program impact
  • Effectively rollout M&E collection and reporting systems to all staff and partners through training, manuals, and other technical support as needed
  • Support the preparation of high quality, accurate and timely reports for funders and project partners as required
  • Provide on-going support to maintain M&E systems; identify skill gaps and build capacity among project team
  • Manage and support a rigorous evaluation of project performance, impact, and cost effectiveness, including coordinating mid-term and final evaluations, and supporting donor and external reviews


  • Bachelor’s degree in International Development, Statistics, or related field is required;
  • Advanced training in quantitative methodologies, including database management experience in qualitative research techniques a plus
  • At least 5 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation related to: education, literacy, mental health, livelihoods, entrepreneurship, or other related fields with Major Donors
  • Prior experience overseeing and ensuring the success of M&E systems including ensuring approval of M&E plan, reporting on approved education projects, and successfully completing annual data quality assessments are a plus
  • Experience in systems thinking and application of adaptive methodologies would be advantageous
  • Strong analytical skills and an understanding of monitoring, evaluation and assessment tools to promote evidence-based learning
  • Ability to analyze complex data and summarize it for a range of audiences
  • Ability to gain support from staff across teams and to build the capacity of others
  • Sound strategic thinking and planning skills, including ability to think creatively and innovate and to set priorities, manageable work plans and evaluate progress
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team situations
  • Familiarity with the political, social, and cultural context of Palestine is preferred
  • Ability and willingness to be very flexible and accommodating in changing project needs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Knowledge of Arabic is a plus

How to Apply

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to